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August 2017

Family Three (Gospel Folk) $7

Friday, August 18 @ 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Aster Cafe, 125 SE Main Street
Minneapolis, MN 55414 United States
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RESERVATIONS WORK LIKE ADVANCE TICKETS Call 612-379-3138 to reserve your table! $7 Cover charges on the tab. Music 9-11pm http://www.familythreemusic.com Family Three are just two guys and one gal who love music. They would describe their sound as "Blindie-Soulk" - Blues, Indie, Soul and Folk. They have been playing some form of music since they were kids, but it wasn't until recently that they decided to take the next step, and are on the journey of finding out what it…

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Ben Noble / Kara Laudon (Indie Folk) $8

Saturday, August 19 @ 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Aster Cafe, 125 SE Main Street
Minneapolis, MN 55414 United States
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RESERVATIONS WORK LIKE ADVANCE TICKETS Call 612-379-3138 to save your spot! Cover charges on the tab. Kara Laudon: 9pm Ben Noble: 10pm http://www.bennoblemusic.com Ben Noble is a Minneapolis-based singer-songwriter. His music is heavily indebted to a vast span of artists including Sufjan Stevens, Bon Iver, Radiohead, and Damien Rice. He has a number of projects in the works, of varying musical taste. Noble's newest album, Whisky Priest, released in the Spring of 2017. The self-produced album is a mix of…

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Swing Brunch with Patty & the Buttons (Free)

Sunday, August 20 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Aster Cafe, 125 SE Main Street
Minneapolis, MN 55414 United States
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RESERVATION WORK LIKE ADVANCE TICKETS Call 612-379-3138 to save your table! Music 11am - 2pm https://pattyandthebuttons.bandcamp.com Patty and The Buttons preach the gospel of hot rhythm and happy feet. The band is similar to what you would find in a dance hall, cafe or nightclub anywhere around the world between 1920-1940. Despite being an ensemble firmly rooted in tradition, the band presents their music without being shackled to history. They play their own compositions as well as takes on music…

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Swing Brunch with Patty & the Buttons (Free)

Sunday, August 20 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Aster Cafe, 125 SE Main Street
Minneapolis, MN 55414 United States
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Join us for Lindy Hop, Benedicts and Bloody's! Call 612-379-3138 to reserve your table! Music 11am - 2pm https://pattyandthebuttons.bandcamp.com Patty and The Buttons preach the gospel of hot rhythm and happy feet. The band is similar to what you would find in a dance hall, cafe or nightclub anywhere around the world between 1920-1940. Despite being an ensemble firmly rooted in tradition, the band presents their music without being shackled to history. They play their own compositions as well as…

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Julian Manzara Quartet (Jazz) $6

Sunday, August 20 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Aster Cafe, 125 SE Main Street
Minneapolis, MN 55414 United States
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RESERVATIONS WORK LIKE ADVANCE TICKETS Call 612-379-3138 to reserve your table! $6 cover charges on the tab. Music 8-10pm https://www.julianmanzara.com Julian Manzara is a guitarist and composer based in Minneapolis, MN. He is the leader of jazz group Julian Manzara Quartet, which focuses on performing his original compositions. The quartet's concerts feature strong melodies and intense improvisations in a wide variety of jazz styles including blues, jazz-samba and jazz-rock fusion. The group has performed at some of the Twin Cities’…

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American Idol’s Lee DeWyze ft. Frank Viele (Indie Pop) $15

Tuesday, August 22 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Aster Cafe, 125 SE Main Street
Minneapolis, MN 55414 United States
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RESERVATIONS WORK LIKE ADVANCE TICKETS Call 612-379-3138 to save your spot! $15 Covers on the tab. 8pm Frank Viele 9pm Lee DeWyze http://leedewyzeofficial.com “On this stunning fifth album, DeWyze truly comes into his own as a songwriting force to be reckoned with..” -Lyndsey Parker Yahoo! Music "I am a songwriter. I am a poet. I am a lyricist. I am a singer. I am an American Idol Winner," confesses the handsome, charismatic and introspective Lee DeWyze. "Some people have a…

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Lowland Hum / Humbird (Folk) $7

Wednesday, August 23 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Aster Cafe, 125 SE Main Street
Minneapolis, MN 55414 United States
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RESERVATIONS WORK LIKE ADVANCE TICKETS Call 612-379-3138 to save your spot! $7 on the tab. 8pm Humbird 9pm Lowland Hum http://www.lowlandhum.com In a moment awash in guy/girl duos, anthemic arena-folk-pop bands, and presidential debates producing anxiety levels previously achieved only by haunted drive-in theaters screening Jerry Springer reruns at ear-splitting volume, Lowland Hum is a breath of fresh air. Daniel and Lauren invite their listeners to share in an intimate and vulnerable space they have created together. In the live…

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Home Fires Thursdays AUGUST Residency ft. The Harmaleighs (Americana/Folk) $8

Thursday, August 24 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Aster Cafe, 125 SE Main Street
Minneapolis, MN 55414 United States
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RESERVATIONS WORK LIKE ADVANCE TICKETS Call 612-379-3138 to save your spot! $8 Cover charge on the tab. The Harmaleighs 8pm The Home Fires: 9pm Home Fires Thursdays August Residency featuring! 8/3 Rachel Roberts 8/10 Katy Vernon 8/17 Kari Arnett 8/24 The Harmaleighs 8/31 Matt Hannah - http://www.thehomefiresmusic.com/ The Home Fires is an Americana duo based in Minneapolis comprised of critically acclaimed singer/songwriters, Sarah Morris and Vicky Emerson. Sarah and Vicky are established touring artists and after developing a close friendship…

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$12

Brady Toops (Roots/Folk/Soul) $12 Adv / $15 Cash Door

Friday, August 25 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Aster Cafe, 125 SE Main Street
Minneapolis, MN 55414 United States
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THIS IS A RIVER ROOM SHOW. Advance tickets available for purchase above. Doors 7pm Show 7:30pm SEATING IS FIRST COME, FIRST SERVED. BAR SERVICE ONLY - NO FOOD WILL BE AVAILABLE. If you'd like to join us for dinner before or after the show in our Cafe, please make a reservation at 612-379-3138. Ticket sales end 12pm NOON Friday, August 25th. If there are remaining spots, they will be available for $15 CASH purchase at the door! www.bradytoops.com Blending americana,…

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Ruben & Special Guest TBA (Rock n Soul) $7

Friday, August 25 @ 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Aster Cafe, 125 SE Main Street
Minneapolis, MN 55414 United States
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RESERVATIONS WORK LIKE ADVANCE TICKETS! Call 621-379-3138 to save your spot! $7 cover charges on the tab. https://ruben.bandcamp.com Ruben is a Rock 'n Soul band from the St. Croix River Valley town of Stillwater, Minnesota. With each member taking lead vocal turns, the songs are often rich with beautiful melodies, close 4 part harmonies and warm horns. Ruben consists of: Sam Ziemer - Vocals/Guitar/Bass Dan Schiltz - Vocals/Keys/Guitar/Bass Mack Ziemer - Drums/Vocals Catie Ziemer - Vocals/Bass/Guitar/Percussion

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Kevin Fluegel / Josiah Davie / Sophia Venturo (Folk) $5

Saturday, August 26 @ 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm

RESERVATIONS WORK LIKE ADVANCE TICKETS Call 612-379-3138 to save your spot! $5 cover charges on the tab! kevinfluegel.bandcamp.com facebook.com/kevinfluegelmusic Kevin Fluegel is a born-and-raised Minnesotan, musician, and recent U of M grad. He strives for authenticity and humility in his music, drawing from personal experiences and the ever-constant confusion of growing up. After releasing his debut EP in 2014, his band has made the rounds, from coffeehouses to First Ave. When not backed by bandmates, singer-songwriter lyrics and soft dynamics…

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Swing Brunch with Patty & the Buttons (Free)

Sunday, August 27 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Aster Cafe, 125 SE Main Street
Minneapolis, MN 55414 United States
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Join us for Lindy Hop, Benedicts and Bloody's! Call 612-379-3138 to reserve your table! Music 11am - 2pm https://pattyandthebuttons.bandcamp.com Patty and The Buttons preach the gospel of hot rhythm and happy feet. The band is similar to what you would find in a dance hall, cafe or nightclub anywhere around the world between 1920-1940. Despite being an ensemble firmly rooted in tradition, the band presents their music without being shackled to history. They play their own compositions as well as…

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Korby Lenker / Srazhalys (Melodic Folk) $5

Sunday, August 27 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Aster Cafe, 125 SE Main Street
Minneapolis, MN 55414 United States
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RESERVATIONS WORK LIKE ADVANCE TICKETS Call 612-379-3138 to save your spot! Covers on the tab. 8pm Srazhalys 9pm Korby Lenkar https://www.reverbnation.com/srazhalys Melodic flavors of Eastern Europe & Central Asia merge with hard-driving Western rhythms to shape the sound of Srazhalys. - https://www.korbylenker.com It was created on the edge of the Snake River Canyon, in a cabin north of Sun Valley Idaho, in his father’s mortuary, and in a dozen other places. For music as unique and personal as Korby’s, it…

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Steele Arundel (Folk) $5

Monday, August 28 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Aster Cafe, 125 SE Main Street
Minneapolis, MN 55414 United States
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RESERVATIONS WORK LIKE ADVANCE TICKETS Call 612-379-3138 to reserve you spot! Covers on the tab. 8pm - Steele Arundel https://soundcloud.com/steele-arundel/cloudhouse Steele Arundel is a romantic singer-songwriter, ambling in the footsteps of Josh Rouse, Harry Nilsson, and Paul McCartney. Shades of folk, pop, and soul drift though the L.A. canyons of the ’70’s in Steele’s debut release “Cloudhouse”–mystical dreamscapes, floating harmonies, and sweet melodies lay relaxing in the sunshine. We assume no responsibility for those of you who fall in love…

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Bootleg Sunshine (Americana) $10

Tuesday, August 29 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Aster Cafe, 125 SE Main Street
Minneapolis, MN 55414 United States
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RESERVATIONS WORK LIKE ADVANCE TICKETS Call 612-379-3138 to save your spot! $10 covers on the tab. Music 8-10pm http://bootlegsunshine.com These dynamic Newgrass kids put jalapeños all up in yo’ corn bread, making some damn spicy jams! It means a healthy dose of Mountain stomping, and a heavy pinch of Afro-Cuban heat, all topped with lyrics deep like sea cucumbers, death, and scrambled eggs. Members of Bootleg Sunshine have been orchestrally-trained, have busked in the falling snow, have performed for Governors…

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Andy Cook / Savannah Smith (Roots/Folk) $6

Wednesday, August 30 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Aster Cafe, 125 SE Main Street
Minneapolis, MN 55414 United States
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RESERVATIONS WORK LIKE ADVANCE TICKETS Call 12-379-3138 to save your spot! $6 cover charges on the tab. Savannah Smith 8pm Andy Cook 9pm - https://www.andycooktunes.com Andy Cook grew up not having a thing to do with music, not even listening to the radio in the car. He’s the first to say it’s pretty weird—but then again, what else can you expect from a hockey goalie? As a kid unsure of himself, the game became a place to be someone else.…

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Home Fires Thursdays AUGUST Residency ft. Matt Hannah (Americana/Folk) $8

Thursday, August 31 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Aster Cafe, 125 SE Main Street
Minneapolis, MN 55414 United States
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RESERVATIONS WORK LIKE ADVANCE TICKETS Call 612-379-3138 to save your spot! $8 Cover charge on the tab. Matt Hannah 8pm The Home Fires: 9pm Home Fires Thursdays August Residency featuring! 8/3 Rachel Roberts 8/10 Katy Vernon 8/17 Kari Arnett 8/24 The Harmaleighs 8/31 Matt Hannah - http://www.thehomefiresmusic.com/ The Home Fires is an Americana duo based in Minneapolis comprised of critically acclaimed singer/songwriters, Sarah Morris and Vicky Emerson. Sarah and Vicky are established touring artists and after developing a close friendship…

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September 2017

MMC Presents: Batteryboy / J.E. Sunde (Pop Folk) $10

Friday, September 1 @ 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Aster Cafe, 125 SE Main Street
Minneapolis, MN 55414 United States
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RESERVATIONS WORK LIKE ADVANCE TICKETS Call 612-379-3138 to save your spot! $10 cover charges on the tab. 9pm J.E. Sunde 10pm Batteryboy http://www.batteryboymusic.com https://batteryboy.bandcamp.com/album/before-the-silence-breaks ​ https://youtu.be/0V4UYFo7fLE batteryboy has been described by 89.3 The Current's Andrea Swensson as “...reminiscent of Cloud Cult’s acoustic work and neo-folkies like Bon Iver.” ​ ​ Americana UK’s 7/10 album review of batteryboy’s debut up for air says batteryboy “remind me of The National, particularly the passion the members of both bands put in when delivering…

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Tahne (Soul/Pop) $10

Saturday, September 2 @ 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Aster Cafe, 125 SE Main Street
Minneapolis, MN 55414 United States
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RESERVATIONS WORK LIKE ADVANCE TICKETS Call 612-379-3138 to save your spot! $10 covers on the tab. Music 9-11pm http://www.thisistahne.com Soul, country, urban, pop, Tahne does it all, and when she's not performing, she spends her time in the studio, creating her own music, aided by a lifetime of "beating the odds." Despite her upbringing in foster care in Wisconsin, a once troubled teen herself, understands the importance of music and its ability to heal, strengthen and empower. "When life got…

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Swing Brunch with Patty & the Buttons (Free)

Sunday, September 3 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Aster Cafe, 125 SE Main Street
Minneapolis, MN 55414 United States
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RESERVATION WORK LIKE ADVANCE TICKETS Call 612-379-3138 to save your table! Music 11am - 2pm https://pattyandthebuttons.bandcamp.com Patty and The Buttons preach the gospel of hot rhythm and happy feet. The band is similar to what you would find in a dance hall, cafe or nightclub anywhere around the world between 1920-1940. Despite being an ensemble firmly rooted in tradition, the band presents their music without being shackled to history. They play their own compositions as well as takes on music…

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Adkins Peterson Quartet (Jazz) $8

Sunday, September 3 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Aster Cafe, 125 SE Main Street
Minneapolis, MN 55414 United States
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RESERVATIONS WORK LIKE ADVANCE TICKETS Call 612-379-3138 to save your spot! $8 cover charges on the tab. Tenor saxophonist Thomas Strommen is a Twin Cities native who has been known to appear in contexts such as Steve Kenny's Group 47, the Common Space Quartet, Brass and Bodyworks Brass Band, Levi Schwartzberg Group, and on bridges looking to pick up extra cash from passersbyers. He previously studied saxophone at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls with Dr. David Milne.” Pianist Patrick Adkins…

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Wednesdays: MN Songwriter Showcase hosted by Nick Hensley (FREE)

Wednesday, September 6 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Aster Cafe, 125 SE Main Street
Minneapolis, MN 55414 United States
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To sign up for the MN Songwriter Showcase, please contact curator Nick Hensley at https://www.facebook.com/MNsongwritershowcase/ Call 612-379-3138 to reserve your table! Jim Walsh (music critic and author) called: "The Minnesota Songwriter Showcase is the piece de resistance of the area’s songwriter's, as hosted by songwriters/musicians Nick Hensley and backed by a two- and sometimes three-piece band. The talent level is always solid." http://www.minnpost.com/arts-culture/2013/11/inside-doug-collins-pope-open-mic-village#.UpYwtACQJgw.twitter Throughout the years we have had some amazing songwriters, singers and performers join us including: Sonny Knight,…

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Joga Bola (60’s Samba/Funk)

Thursday, September 7 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Aster Cafe, 125 SE Main Street
Minneapolis, MN 55414 United States
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RESERVATIONS WORK LIKE ADVANCE TICKETS Call 612-379-3138 to save your spot! Cover charges on the tab. Music 8-10pm Joga Bola explores the soulful, groovy landscape of Brazilian music from it's "golden age" in the 1960's and 1970's--samba, funk, psychedelia, & pop. The group has brought together a diverse, rotating crew of the best South and North American players in the Twin Cities: Karen Quiroz, Adam Levy, John Munson, Tim O'Keefe, Andrew Gillespie, Charlie Peterson, Lucia Sarmiento, Vie Boheme, and Jeff…

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Joshua Cleveland & The Cedar Street Band / Sesay & The Good Thyme (Folk Soul/R&B) $8

Friday, September 8 @ 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Aster Cafe, 125 SE Main Street
Minneapolis, MN 55414 United States
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RESERVATIONS WORK LIKE ADVANCE TICKETS Call 612-679-3138 to save your table! Cover charges on the tab 9pm Essay & The Good Thyme 10pm Joshua Cleveland https://www.joshcleveland.com Influences like Amos Lee, Martin Sexton, U2 and Eddie Vedder taught Josh to see everyday life through the eyes of music. The joy in writing music, for Josh, is learning to find the gems, the memorable elements, in sometimes unexpected parts of life. Whether these are funny, sad, profound or seemingly random, his mission…

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Second Saturdays: Kate Lynch & Her Most Excellent Fellows (Vintage Vocal Jazz) $10

Saturday, September 9 @ 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Aster Cafe, 125 SE Main Street
Minneapolis, MN 55414 United States
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RESERVATIONS WORK LIKE ADVANCE TICKETS Call 612-379-3138 to save your table! $10 cover charges on the tab. Music 9-11pm Kate Lynch & Her Most Excellent Fellows join us every Second Saturday, beginning September 2017! http://katelynchmusic.com Kate Lynch and Her Most Excellent Fellows. Five piece plays all the hits circa 1935, classic vintage pop/jazz. Kate on upright and vocals with the Most Excellent Fellows on drums, guitar, trombone and trumpet. Kate will present "Music & Booze" A liight history of music…

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Swing Brunch with Patty & the Buttons (Free)

Sunday, September 10 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Aster Cafe, 125 SE Main Street
Minneapolis, MN 55414 United States
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RESERVATION WORK LIKE ADVANCE TICKETS Call 612-379-3138 to save your table! Music 11am - 2pm https://pattyandthebuttons.bandcamp.com Patty and The Buttons preach the gospel of hot rhythm and happy feet. The band is similar to what you would find in a dance hall, cafe or nightclub anywhere around the world between 1920-1940. Despite being an ensemble firmly rooted in tradition, the band presents their music without being shackled to history. They play their own compositions as well as takes on music…

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Wednesdays: MN Songwriter Showcase hosted by Nick Hensley (FREE)

Wednesday, September 13 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Aster Cafe, 125 SE Main Street
Minneapolis, MN 55414 United States
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To sign up for the MN Songwriter Showcase, please contact curator Nick Hensley at https://www.facebook.com/MNsongwritershowcase/ Call 612-379-3138 to reserve your table! Jim Walsh (music critic and author) called: "The Minnesota Songwriter Showcase is the piece de resistance of the area’s songwriter's, as hosted by songwriters/musicians Nick Hensley and backed by a two- and sometimes three-piece band. The talent level is always solid." http://www.minnpost.com/arts-culture/2013/11/inside-doug-collins-pope-open-mic-village#.UpYwtACQJgw.twitter Throughout the years we have had some amazing songwriters, singers and performers join us including: Sonny Knight,…

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Trio Milieu / Illika Ward (Instrumental Soul / Folk) $7

Thursday, September 14 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Aster Cafe, 125 SE Main Street
Minneapolis, MN 55414 United States
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RESERVATIONS WORK LIKE ADVANCE TICKETS Call 612-379-3138 to save your table! $7 covers on the tab. 8pm - Illika Ward 9pm - Trio Milieu https://www.facebook.com/triomilieu/ DeCarlo Jackson, Andrew Bocher, and Rick Haneman met in 2015 and connected over music. coalescing under the moniker "trio milieu," they now play originals and classics in various public, private, and social settings. milieu (milˈyo͞o) is a word for the social environment in which something or someone develops. drop us a note! ~ bookmilieu@gmail.com -…

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Hank & The Skinny Three / Lifting A Finger (Rock) $7

Saturday, September 16 @ 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Aster Cafe, 125 SE Main Street
Minneapolis, MN 55414 United States
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RESERVATIONS WORK LIKE ADVANCE TICKETS Call 612-379-3138 to save your table! $7 covers charges on the tab. 9pm Lifting A Finger 10pm Hank & The Skinny Three https://michaeloneill1.bandcamp.com Musician Michael O’Neill captures the haunted rare country-fied post-punk-pop sound like no other; his hypnotic circular chord progressions sprinkled with delicate thoughtful hooks lead you to a misconceived notion that this stuff is easy when it is anything but. An artist with a deceptively simple grasp of art and its subtle intricacies.…

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Swing Brunch with Patty & the Buttons (Free)

Sunday, September 17 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Aster Cafe, 125 SE Main Street
Minneapolis, MN 55414 United States
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RESERVATION WORK LIKE ADVANCE TICKETS Call 612-379-3138 to save your table! Music 11am - 2pm https://pattyandthebuttons.bandcamp.com Patty and The Buttons preach the gospel of hot rhythm and happy feet. The band is similar to what you would find in a dance hall, cafe or nightclub anywhere around the world between 1920-1940. Despite being an ensemble firmly rooted in tradition, the band presents their music without being shackled to history. They play their own compositions as well as takes on music…

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$12

RIVER ROOM: Chris Lynch’s The Dust of Suns Ensemble ($12 Adv / $15 Cash Door)

Sunday, September 17 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Aster Cafe, 125 SE Main Street
Minneapolis, MN 55414 United States
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THIS IS A RIVER ROOM SHOW. Advance tickets available for purchase above. Doors 6 PM Ghost Revival 6:30 PM The Dust of Suns Ensemble 7pm SEATING IS FIRST COME, FIRST SERVED. BAR SERVICE ONLY - NO FOOD WILL BE AVAILABLE. If you'd like to join us for dinner before or after the show in our Cafe, please make a reservation at 612-379-3138. Chris Lynch with The Dust of Suns Ensemble are returning to the River Room 9/17/2017 to play songs…

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Wednesdays: MN Songwriter Showcase hosted by Nick Hensley (FREE)

Wednesday, September 20 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Aster Cafe, 125 SE Main Street
Minneapolis, MN 55414 United States
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To sign up for the MN Songwriter Showcase, please contact curator Nick Hensley at https://www.facebook.com/MNsongwritershowcase/ Call 612-379-3138 to reserve your table! Jim Walsh (music critic and author) called: "The Minnesota Songwriter Showcase is the piece de resistance of the area’s songwriter's, as hosted by songwriters/musicians Nick Hensley and backed by a two- and sometimes three-piece band. The talent level is always solid." http://www.minnpost.com/arts-culture/2013/11/inside-doug-collins-pope-open-mic-village#.UpYwtACQJgw.twitter Throughout the years we have had some amazing songwriters, singers and performers join us including: Sonny Knight,…

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The Skruffians (60’s Reggae/Funk) $5

Friday, September 22 @ 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Aster Cafe, 125 SE Main Street
Minneapolis, MN 55414 United States
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RESERVATIONS WORK LIKE ADVANCE TICKETS Call 612-379-3138 to save your spot! Covers on the tab. Music 9-11pm https://theskruffians.bandcamp.com Purveying an infectious mix of reggae, jazz, and ska, The Skruffians are a Minneapolis-based instrumental collective that celebrates the classic sounds of 60’s Jamaica. Inspired by The Skatalites, the legendary Studio One group that backed The Wailers, The Maytals, Prince Buster, and countless other early Jamaican artists, The Skruffians’ island grooves and bebop horns brings to mind balmy evenings with a cold…

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Swing Brunch with Patty & the Buttons (Free)

Sunday, September 24 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Aster Cafe, 125 SE Main Street
Minneapolis, MN 55414 United States
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RESERVATION WORK LIKE ADVANCE TICKETS Call 612-379-3138 to save your table! Music 11am - 2pm https://pattyandthebuttons.bandcamp.com Patty and The Buttons preach the gospel of hot rhythm and happy feet. The band is similar to what you would find in a dance hall, cafe or nightclub anywhere around the world between 1920-1940. Despite being an ensemble firmly rooted in tradition, the band presents their music without being shackled to history. They play their own compositions as well as takes on music…

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Wednesdays: MN Songwriter Showcase hosted by Nick Hensley (FREE)

Wednesday, September 27 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Aster Cafe, 125 SE Main Street
Minneapolis, MN 55414 United States
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To sign up for the MN Songwriter Showcase, please contact curator Nick Hensley at https://www.facebook.com/MNsongwritershowcase/ Call 612-379-3138 to reserve your table! Jim Walsh (music critic and author) called: "The Minnesota Songwriter Showcase is the piece de resistance of the area’s songwriter's, as hosted by songwriters/musicians Nick Hensley and backed by a two- and sometimes three-piece band. The talent level is always solid." http://www.minnpost.com/arts-culture/2013/11/inside-doug-collins-pope-open-mic-village#.UpYwtACQJgw.twitter Throughout the years we have had some amazing songwriters, singers and performers join us including: Sonny Knight,…

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Annie Mack / The Salt Vine (R&B/Blues) $10

Saturday, September 30 @ 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Aster Cafe, 125 SE Main Street
Minneapolis, MN 55414 United States
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RESERVATIONS WORK LIKE ADVANCE TICKETS Call 612-379-3138 to save your spot! $10 cover on the tab. Music 9-11pm https://www.facebook.com/AnnieMackMusic "Annie Mack is a real find. Her songs are testimony to the power of music and how it can change lives." -Colorado Blues Society "In a blues world overrun with bad-mama posturing on one hand and hoochie-mama silliness on the other, it's refreshing to hear a lyricist with deeper ideas on her mind." - David Whiteis/ Living Blues Magazine "I am…

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October 2017

Second Saturdays: Kate Lynch & Her Most Excellent Fellows (Vintage Vocal Jazz) $10

Saturday, October 14 @ 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Aster Cafe, 125 SE Main Street
Minneapolis, MN 55414 United States
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RESERVATIONS WORK LIKE ADVANCE TICKETS Call 612-379-3138 to save your table! $10 cover charges on the tab. Music 9-11pm Kate Lynch & Her Most Excellent Fellows join us every Second Saturday, beginning September 2017! http://katelynchmusic.com Kate Lynch and Her Most Excellent Fellows. Five piece plays all the hits circa 1935, classic vintage pop/jazz. Kate on upright and vocals with the Most Excellent Fellows on drums, guitar, trombone and trumpet. Kate will present "Music & Booze" A liight history of music…

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$15

RIVER ROOM: Callaghan with Jesse Terry (Folk) $15 Adv / $18 Cash Door

Wednesday, October 25 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Aster Cafe, 125 SE Main Street
Minneapolis, MN 55414 United States
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THIS IS A RIVER ROOM SHOW. Advance tickets available for purchase above. Ticket sales end 12pm noon Oct 25, 2017. Remaining seats and standing room available at 7pm Doors for $18 Cash. 7pm Doors 8pm Jesse Terry 9pm Callaghan SEATING IS FIRST COME, FIRST SERVED. BAR SERVICE ONLY - NO FOOD WILL BE AVAILABLE. If you'd like to join us for dinner before or after the show in our Cafe, please make a reservation at 612-379-3138. - http://www.callaghansongs.com Callaghan with…

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November 2017

Second Saturdays: Kate Lynch & Her Most Excellent Fellows (Vintage Vocal Jazz) $10

Saturday, November 11 @ 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Aster Cafe, 125 SE Main Street
Minneapolis, MN 55414 United States
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RESERVATIONS WORK LIKE ADVANCE TICKETS Call 612-379-3138 to save your table! $10 cover charges on the tab. Music 9-11pm Kate Lynch & Her Most Excellent Fellows join us every Second Saturday, beginning September 2017! http://katelynchmusic.com Kate Lynch and Her Most Excellent Fellows. Five piece plays all the hits circa 1935, classic vintage pop/jazz. Kate on upright and vocals with the Most Excellent Fellows on drums, guitar, trombone and trumpet. Kate will present "Music & Booze" A liight history of music…

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Ari Hest (Indie Folk) $12

Thursday, November 30 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Aster Cafe, 125 SE Main Street
Minneapolis, MN 55414 United States
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RESERVATIONS WORK LIKE ADVANCE TICKETS Call 612-379-3138 to save your table! $12 Covers on the tab. Music 8-10pm https://arihest.com I've been making music and touring the planet for about 15 years. What started out as an occasional creative outlet is now my way of life. Growing up just outside New York City, I began playing guitar in the hallways of my high school, learning the songs of The Beatles, Peter Gabriel, Smashing Pumpkins, and Dave Matthews Band. I graduated, went…

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December 2017

Second Saturdays: Kate Lynch & Her Most Excellent Fellows (Vintage Vocal Jazz) $10

Saturday, December 9 @ 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Aster Cafe, 125 SE Main Street
Minneapolis, MN 55414 United States
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RESERVATIONS WORK LIKE ADVANCE TICKETS Call 612-379-3138 to save your table! $10 cover charges on the tab. Music 9-11pm Kate Lynch & Her Most Excellent Fellows join us every Second Saturday, beginning September 2017! http://katelynchmusic.com Kate Lynch and Her Most Excellent Fellows. Five piece plays all the hits circa 1935, classic vintage pop/jazz. Kate on upright and vocals with the Most Excellent Fellows on drums, guitar, trombone and trumpet. Kate will present "Music & Booze" A liight history of music…

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January 2018

Second Saturdays: Kate Lynch & Her Most Excellent Fellows (Vintage Vocal Jazz) $10

Saturday, January 13, 2018 @ 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Aster Cafe, 125 SE Main Street
Minneapolis, MN 55414 United States
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RESERVATIONS WORK LIKE ADVANCE TICKETS Call 612-379-3138 to save your table! $10 cover charges on the tab. Music 9-11pm Kate Lynch & Her Most Excellent Fellows join us every Second Saturday, beginning September 2017! http://katelynchmusic.com Kate Lynch and Her Most Excellent Fellows. Five piece plays all the hits circa 1935, classic vintage pop/jazz. Kate on upright and vocals with the Most Excellent Fellows on drums, guitar, trombone and trumpet. Kate will present "Music & Booze" A liight history of music…

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February 2018

Second Saturdays: Kate Lynch & Her Most Excellent Fellows (Vintage Vocal Jazz) $10

Saturday, February 10, 2018 @ 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Aster Cafe, 125 SE Main Street
Minneapolis, MN 55414 United States
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RESERVATIONS WORK LIKE ADVANCE TICKETS Call 612-379-3138 to save your table! $10 cover charges on the tab. Music 9-11pm Kate Lynch & Her Most Excellent Fellows join us every Second Saturday, beginning September 2017! http://katelynchmusic.com Kate Lynch and Her Most Excellent Fellows. Five piece plays all the hits circa 1935, classic vintage pop/jazz. Kate on upright and vocals with the Most Excellent Fellows on drums, guitar, trombone and trumpet. Kate will present "Music & Booze" A liight history of music…

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March 2018

Second Saturdays: Kate Lynch & Her Most Excellent Fellows (Vintage Vocal Jazz) $10

Saturday, March 10, 2018 @ 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Aster Cafe, 125 SE Main Street
Minneapolis, MN 55414 United States
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RESERVATIONS WORK LIKE ADVANCE TICKETS Call 612-379-3138 to save your table! $10 cover charges on the tab. Music 9-11pm Kate Lynch & Her Most Excellent Fellows join us every Second Saturday, beginning September 2017! http://katelynchmusic.com Kate Lynch and Her Most Excellent Fellows. Five piece plays all the hits circa 1935, classic vintage pop/jazz. Kate on upright and vocals with the Most Excellent Fellows on drums, guitar, trombone and trumpet. Kate will present "Music & Booze" A liight history of music…

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April 2018

Second Saturdays: Kate Lynch & Her Most Excellent Fellows (Vintage Vocal Jazz) $10

Saturday, April 14, 2018 @ 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Aster Cafe, 125 SE Main Street
Minneapolis, MN 55414 United States
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RESERVATIONS WORK LIKE ADVANCE TICKETS Call 612-379-3138 to save your table! $10 cover charges on the tab. Music 9-11pm Kate Lynch & Her Most Excellent Fellows join us every Second Saturday, beginning September 2017! http://katelynchmusic.com Kate Lynch and Her Most Excellent Fellows. Five piece plays all the hits circa 1935, classic vintage pop/jazz. Kate on upright and vocals with the Most Excellent Fellows on drums, guitar, trombone and trumpet. Kate will present "Music & Booze" A liight history of music…

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May 2018

Second Saturdays: Kate Lynch & Her Most Excellent Fellows (Vintage Vocal Jazz) $10

Saturday, May 12, 2018 @ 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Aster Cafe, 125 SE Main Street
Minneapolis, MN 55414 United States
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RESERVATIONS WORK LIKE ADVANCE TICKETS Call 612-379-3138 to save your table! $10 cover charges on the tab. Music 9-11pm Kate Lynch & Her Most Excellent Fellows join us every Second Saturday, beginning September 2017! http://katelynchmusic.com Kate Lynch and Her Most Excellent Fellows. Five piece plays all the hits circa 1935, classic vintage pop/jazz. Kate on upright and vocals with the Most Excellent Fellows on drums, guitar, trombone and trumpet. Kate will present "Music & Booze" A liight history of music…

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